The Radical Way Berlin Plans To Solve Its Housing Crisis

By Emily Schultheis, Huff Post. -

Berlin ― A sea of placards streamed across Berlin’s Alexanderplatz, a large public square under the shadow of the city’s massive TV tower, with bold messages daubed in paint and printed across [...]

A Referendum To Expropriate Apartments From Big Landlords In Berlin

By Staff, Economist.com -

Sarah-lena knust, a mild-mannered young pr consultant, is an unlikely radical. But finding a place to live in Germany’s booming capital tests the hardiest soul. Since moving to Berlin last year [...]

Berlin Activists March To Demand City Seize Housing From Landlords

By Caroline Copley, Reuters.com -

BERLIN (Reuters) - Thousands of Berlin residents took to the streets on Saturday to vent anger over surging rents and demand the expropriation of more than 200,000 apartments sold off to big [...]

The Rigors Of Organizing: On The Road With The German Climate Resistance

By Jeff Ordower, Counterpunch.org -

Recently, press in the United States told the story of the great transition that the German Coal Commission announced. Benevolent governments like Germany are deciding to make a just transition [...]

The U.S. Military Is Poisoning Germany

By Pat Elder, Civilianexposure.org -

Germany is experiencing a public health crisis with millions of people potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with Per and Poly Fluoroalkyl Substances, or PFAS. A major source of [...]

Germany: Fridays For Future

By Conny Dahmen, Socialistworld.net -

“There’s no point in learning for a future that doesn’t exist.” With this motto, more and more young people this year have taken to the streets every week to fight climate change. On January 18, [...]

The Financial Secret Behind Germany’s Green Energy Revolution

By Ellen Brown, Truthdig.com -

The “Green New Deal” endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D.-N.Y., and more than 40 other House members has been criticized as imposing a too-heavy burden on the rich and upper-middle-class [...]

35,000 Hit Streets Of Berlin To Demand Agricultural Revolution

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

"This protest shows that the desire for a different agricultural policy is now undeniable." Organizers said 35,000 people marched through the streets of the German capital on Saturday to say [...]

Germany Allocates $62m To Development Projects In Palestine

By Middle East Monitor, Mintpressnews.com -

Germany allocated €55 million ($62.5 million) to be dispersed to Palestinian development projects in the occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip in 2019. Klaus Kramer, the head of division [...]

From Appalachia To Germany: Anti-Capitalist Trees, People Power & Systemic Corruption

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

On the front lines of the fight against dirty energy – worldwide. First up, some great news from West Virginia and Virginia – taking time to celebrate these victories while taking a look at the [...]

“Get up” – Sahra Wagenknecht In An Interview About Her Collection Movement

By Fabienne Rzitki, Web.de -

A movement can not compete in elections in Germany. But when we get strong, we can build up so much pressure that the parties open their lists for fellow campaigners. However, our primary concern [...]

Germans Want Donald Trump To Pull US Troops Out Of Germany, Poll Finds

By Jon Stone, Independent.co.uk -

US president has said American military spending to protect Europe is not sustainable. Germans would actually welcome the withdrawal of American troops stationed in their country, a new poll has [...]

Blome And Wilayto Arrested At Massive Ramstein Protest; Sept. 30 – Oct. 6 – We Must Rally To “Shut Down Creech”

By Staff, Knowdrones.com -

Toby Blomé, of CODEPINK, and Phil Wilayto, of United National Antiwar Coalition, were among about a dozen mostly German protesters who were arrested on June 30, 2018 by German police as they [...]

Antinuclear Resisters At Büchel Airbase In Germany

By Pat Elder, Worldbeyondwar.org -

Early in the morning, when I approached this sprawling airbase that employs 2,000 civilians and soldiers, the bucolic setting was reminiscent of the rolling foothills of the Blueridge Mountains [...]

Germany’s Far-Right Supporters Outnumbered By Protesters In Berlin

By Staff, Reuters.com -

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 5,000 supporters of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) marched through Berlin on Sunday, but they were heavily outnumbered by anti-AfD demonstrations, including [...]